[Samba] Joining Samba to Upgraded 2003 domain failing

Rowland penny rpenny at samba.org
Sat Nov 14 09:02:29 UTC 2020

On 14/11/2020 01:05, Travis Wenks wrote:
> HRowland
> Thank you for your insight. I have checked over the article and have 
> found a remnant from the old domain. I think :)
> Let's assume the domain is travis.com <http://travis.com> and the 
> samdom is net.travis.com <http://net.travis.com>.
> Under this I have a subdomain called _msdcs so I would think this 
> would be called _msdcs.net.travis.com <http://msdcs.net.travis.com>.
> In the RSAT DNS tool I right click and try to delete.
> I get "The DNS domain cannot be deleted. This function is not 
> supported on this system."
> So my next logical step is to use samba-tool to remove it.
> I cannot wrap my head around how to do so.
> I am guessing something like
> sudo samba-tool dns delete localhost _msdcs.net.travis.com 
> <http://msdcs.net.travis.com> (but what goes here)

As for 'what goes here', absolutely nothing, that is your forest dns 
zone, I suggest you read the link again.


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